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I believe that it is an app, look at investing in a security app like lookout and it will tell you what is doing, or get a process killer such as advanced task killer, and then selectively kill apps until you find the one that is doing it. Have a great day. Respond if you have any further questions.


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I didn't find anything up to date over the internet. Thing is : nowadays gps modules in mobile devices get embedded with other components such as gpu / cpu / wifi receiver / .... So what you have to do is googling for "cpu details Galaxy Tab 10.1" for example, and then see what's included in this particular kind of chip. Anyway I started a list for my own ...


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As Aleks pointed out, GPS only "drains battery" when accessed – its battery use in standby is negligible (see my answer here for some statistics). You can see whenever some app is accessing it, as then the cross-hair GPS icon appears in the notification bar. However, some (badly coded) apps might be "hammering" GPS for location details. If you encounter ...


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Had same problem but was able to solve by: open back cover take a very small phillips-head screwdriver remove the battery, SIM Card, and Data card tighten all screws, especially the one on the top left hand when the back is open. Reason: Behind that screw is the GPS contact point touching the GPS antenna, and this gets loose very often. For me this ...


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As far as I can tell, it doesn't. I was simply running into a classic "urban canyon" problem.


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Just curious if you use Google device / location manager(s)? I have had some of theses issues come up on CM11. Try going to Google.com then click maps as your search criteria/engine and type ' my current location ' as the search, and also in the map click the little circle in the bottom right corner (its the circle above the blue direction circle ....its ...


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GPS is automatically turned-off when not in use by apps. That said, apps can use GPS even if they work in background. So, I guess that your concern should be checking the apps that use GPS in the background, rather than turning it off completely.



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